Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science

6401 Dorchester Road
North Charleston, SC 29418
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science serves 528 students in grades 6-8.
Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science's student population of 528 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 65% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students528 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#1078 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
26%
9%
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Black
61%
34%
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White
9%
51%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.560.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharleston 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science is Pattison's Academy For Comprehensive Education (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Montessori Community School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lambs Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • North Charleston Lambs Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 409 students
    0.7 miles
    6800 Dorchester Road
    North Charleston, SC 29418
    (843) 767-5900
    0.7 PK-5 409
  • North Charleston W. B. Goodwin Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 532 students
    1.2 miles
    5501 Dorchester Road
    North Charleston, SC 29418
    (843) 767-5911
    1.2 PK-5 532
  • Charleston Afb Hunley Park Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 522 students
    1.5 miles
    1000 Michigan Avenue
    Charleston Afb, SC 29404
    (843) 767-5914
    1.5 PK-5 522
  • Charleston Drayton Hall Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 829 students
    1.6 miles
    3138 Ashley River Road
    Charleston, SC 29414
    (843) 852-0678
    1.6 PK-5 829
  • Charleston Springfield Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 682 students
    2.7 miles
    2130 Pinehurst Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29414
    (843) 763-1538
    2.7 PK-5 682

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